It’s that time of year, spring cleaning! Join GradLife McGill in swapping your clean clothes, shoes and accessories with fellow graduate students in our first ever spring clothing swap. The event will take place at Thomson House on Friday June 8, from 4-7PM, swap your clothes and join us for a drink to kick off… Read More GradLife McGill presents Spring Clothing Swap
Pint of Science is an international science festival that brings research outside the boundaries of universities by organizing speaker series in bars. This is a unique opportunity for scientists and engineers to share their work with a large audience of non-experts and for the public to hear about recent discoveries made in universities and meet… Read More Eager to quench your thirst for knowledge? Pint of Science is back in Montreal from May 14-16th!
Scientists do research and governments make laws. Although these entities might not seem interdependent, grand challenges such as public health require efficient communication between researchers and the government, leading to evidence-based science policies. For almost 10 years, the goal of Science and Policy Exchange (SPE), an entirely student-run organization, has been to help bridge the… Read More Young researchers in science, bring your expertise to international diplomacy!
Who is Suzanne Fortier? We know the name, we’ve seen her at events and receive emails from her office on a regular basis, but, what is she really like? After five years as Principal and Vice-chancellor of McGill, she remains inspired, motivated and excited to learn and help students learn. In an exclusive sit-down interview… Read More Exploring New Paths : An Interview with McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier
Olivier Sulpis, PhD student in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and 2017 winner of Ma Thèse en 180 Secondes, reflects on the impact of the McGill wide Ma Thèse en 180 Secondes / 3 Minutes Thesis Competition. Olivier Sulpis, étudiant en doctorat au Département des Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes et… Read More 3 Minute Thesis at McGill: Disseminating Research / Ma Thèse en 180 Secondes à McGill : Vulgariser la Recherche
Share your graduate experience, and apply to join our social media team. Applications for the 2017-2018 GradLife McGill team are now open. We are looking for bloggers, instagrammers, and vloggers. Why join GradLife? Develop your communication, team-building and leadership skills Empower and motivate fellow graduate students Learn about responsible social media contribution Become an active… Read More Apply to join our team!
Being a graduate student can be tough. A lot of your time is spent working solo in your lab, library, office. You have a lot less classes than in your undergrad so meeting other students can be tricky. Here at GradLife McGill we really try to create a sense of community and hopefully inspire you to get out of… Read More What is the biggest difference between grad and undergrad?
Don’t get me wrong, I love winter. Winter means snowmen, ice-skating, layers and Christmas! But it also means snow, ice and freezing temperatures. I just know that once the winter comes along I’ll be cooped up inside eating a lot of food and watching TV (and hopefully getting some work done). That’s why I want… Read More 5 Things To Do Before the Winter Comes
September is just around the corner and that can only mean one thing: the start of a new school year. So welcome back to the ‘ever-so rested’ returning grads and a huge warm welcome to new McGill graduate students! To celebrate, or not, depending on how you feel about the dreaded ‘rentrée des classes’, here… Read More What Made You Go To Grad School ?
Want to share your story? We are looking for grad students and post-doctoral fellows who are energetic, articulate and passionate about their studies and life outside of academia. Apply to be a blogger, video blogger and/or Instagrammer for our GradLife McGill Team. Deadline: September 15 Follow @GradLifeMcGill on Facebook and Instagram